Posh are treading water. Will they sink or swim?
Change the record lads. It’s broken.
Convert some scoring chances and cut out the defensivelapsesandPoshcould yet mount a League One promotion challenge.
At the moment the consistency intheirinconsistency means Posh are treading water in mid-table.
Thiswasarealopportunity to win for the first time in September. Shrewsbury are poor, particularly at home, and they have a manager under pressure, from fans rather than the UK’s ruthless media.
Posh swarmed all over their hosts in the first-half andyetarrivedattheinterval with just a set-piece header from midfielder Gwion Edwards to show for their dominance.
Misfiring striker Tom Nicholsspurnedacoupleofearly chances, home goalkeeper Jayson Leutwiler saved well from Maddison and Ryan Tafazolli beforeMaddison cracked a post with a terrific strike from distance.
For 10 minutes of the second-half the Posh pressure continuedright until themoment Leutwiler pulled off a remarkable double save to thwart George Moncur and Paul Taylor. Within 30 seconds Ian Black had headed an equaliser and two minutes later Tafazolli had been sent off after conceding a penalty. ThankfullyLukeMcGee saved Black’s spot-kick andthegamepeteredoutinto a disappointing draw.
George Moncur on the ball for Posh at Shrewsbury.